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California Governor and House Election Results

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(CNN Spanish) — The current governor of California, the Democrat Gavin Newsom, and the Republican state senator Brian Dahle faced each other this 2022 in the race for the governor of the state. Newsom maintains power. Look here the results of that election and the Congress.

Gavin Newsom follows

Democrat Gavin Newsom will win another term as California governor, CNN projects, a year after facing recall. Newsom defeated Republican state senator Brian Dahle.

The impeachment effort against Newsom gained momentum from the governor’s strict covid-19 restrictions, especially when he was seen not following them himself. In California, Democrats outnumber Republicans nearly two to one, giving Democratic candidates a big advantage in statewide races.

The last Republican governor of the Golden State was Arnold Schwarzenegger, who served from 2003 to 2011.

Gavin Newsom, former mayor of San Francisco, came to the Governor of California after a few years as lieutenant governor of the state. Among the items high on his agenda, he has vowed to keep California a safe haven for those seeking an abortion, implementing measures such as launching a statewide website aimed at connecting women living out of state with health care services. reproductive. In terms of immigration, he advanced protections for immigrant workers and expanded access to higher education, health care, and public benefits for this population group.

On the other side of the race was Brian Dahle, a state senator who, in addition to his political career, operates a family farm and seed business in Bieber, a rural area in Lassen County in northwestern California. Among his campaign proposals, the Republican told CalMattersa nonprofit organization, that his main goal as governor would be to “get violent criminals off our streets.”

You can read here the full profiles of Gavin Newsom and Brian Dahle.

The results of the election to Congress

Democratic Senator Alex Padilla will win the California election, CNN projects, defeating Republican attorney Mark Meuser.

In California, in addition to the House, there are two races for the United States Senate (one full-time and one part-time) and consultations to find out if the population is for or against issues such as reproductive rights (abortion) , in-person or online sports betting, increased additional funding for arts education, funding to fight air pollution, a referendum on the retail sale of certain tobacco products, among others.

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